The Ritz-Carlton, SarasotaSarasota, Florida
With the relaxed atmosphere of the beach and a beautiful Florida oceanfront city, The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota invites you to experience the best of both worlds while living in the lap of luxury. On eleven acres near the heart of the town, this fabulous modern resort is a true tropical escape along the picturesque Gulf Coast. Spacious, open and bright, each guest room is beautifully designed with a modern style, and vibrant colors contrasting wonderfully with rich, dark woods. Large sliding glass doors let in warm light in abundance, and lead out to furnished balconies and sweeping views of the ocean and gardens. Bathrooms are comfortably elegant, while beds and furniture are amazingly plush. With all the modern amenities included, The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, is your private playground along the coast.
Hit the links at the Members Golf Club with an early morning tee time, and play 18 holes on this par-72 course stretching over 315 beautiful acres. Relax away all your stresses at The Ritz-Carlton Spa at Sarasota, then head out to the Members Beach Club. Located on nearby Lido Key, the club offers a private strip of white sand beach, beachfront pool and whirlpool, and the fabulous Tiki Bar. Visit the Sarasota Jungle Gardens, opened in 1940 and home to crocodiles, tropical birds, and 10 acres of flowering gardens. Hike through Myakka River State Park, with 39 miles of wetland and woodland trails, or fish and kayak on the Myakka River for a leisurely day. Head out on the open ocean on a private luxury yacht day trip, sail along the coast in a fabulous boat, or take a charter out for an exciting day of deep sea sport fishing. Take in a wonderful performance at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in the evening, then return to the resort for a starlit dinner. Delight in fabulous Gulf Coast cuisine at The Beach Club Grill or try contemporary continental fare at Vernona. Retire to your room after a wonderful day in the sun, and drift off to sleep dreaming of your next amazing day at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.
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